Firearm discharges Chigwell

At approximately 7.40am this morning, Tasmania Police responded to a report of firearm discharge at a residence on Boondar Street, Chigwell.  A number of shots were discharged towards the home following a dispute between the resident and some men who had arrived at the residence in a dark green coloured vehicle.  There were no injuries as a result of the discharges.

A short time later, at approximately 8am, police officers sighted the vehicle involved, a dark green Toyota Tarago registration EN4486, at an address on Elwick Road, Glenorchy. Three people were subsequently taken into custody.

Uniform, CIB and Forensic Services officers attended and processed both addresses.

Two firearms and a quantity of ammunition were recovered by police.

The three people are assisting with police inquiries currently and charges are expected to be laid later today.

Tasmania Police treat all crimes involving firearms seriously and seek assistance from anyone who has information relating to this incident.  Anyone who witnessed the incident on Boondar Street, Chigwell or who saw the movements of the Tarago between Chigwell and Elwick Road, Glenorchy is asked to contact Glenorchy CIB on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.